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The Trump administration is trying to shove a bunch of worthless tax cuts for rich people into the next coronavirus aid bill

The Trump administration is trying to shove a bunch of worthless tax cuts for rich people into the next coronavirus aid bill

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The White House wants a phase four coronavirus aid bill that includes a bunch of handouts for the wealthy - like a cuts to capital gains and payroll taxes - according to the...
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Netherlands open to easy EU loans for health care, not the economy

3 hours ago   |   Politico

Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra said Tuesday the Dutch government supports easy loans from a European fund for governments to cover short-term medical costs but not...
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Billionaire Bill Ackman says he considered liquidating his whole portfolio as coronavirus rocked markets

Billionaire Bill Ackman says he considered liquidating his whole portfolio as coronavirus rocked markets

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Activist investor Bill Ackman considered liquidating his portfolio amid the coronavirus market meltdown, he said in a Monday letter to Pershing Square Holdings investors. He...
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Billionaire Bill Ackman plowed more than $200 million into Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway after the coronavirus sell-off

Billionaire Bill Ackman plowed more than $200 million into Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway after the coronavirus sell-off

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Bill Ackman snapped up more than $200 million in Berkshire Hathaway stock after the brutal market sell-off that took major indexes roughly 35% below recent highs. The...
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US House Speaker Pelosi tells Democrats: Next stimulus to be at least $1 trillion - Bloomberg

18 hours ago   |   FXCM

Early Tuesday morning in Asia, Bloomberg came out with the news that the US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested the next stimulus to be at least $1 trillion to replenish funds...
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Wealthy people are paying limo drivers 'hundreds of dollars' to shuttle their mail from Manhattan to the Hamptons

Wealthy people are paying limo drivers 'hundreds of dollars' to shuttle their mail from Manhattan to the Hamptons

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Wealthy people are hiring limo services to deliver mail to their Hamptons homes, after having fled their primary residences because of the coronavirus pandemic . Mark...
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Startup employees are scrambling to offload equity options as layoffs sweep Silicon Valley, but many forget the major tax bills that might come with it

Startup employees are scrambling to offload equity options as layoffs sweep Silicon Valley, but many forget the major tax bills that might come with it

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

EquityBee, a startup that lets startup employees sell vested equity options to a group of investors , said its activity in March was an all-time high as layoffs swept across...
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£40m in support soon to be paid out to Scottish farmers

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme payments worth £40 million will be made to 7,000 farmers and crofters in the weeks ahead. Rural Economy Secretary, Fergus Ewing, also...
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Seven-man Real Madrid exodus touted as they eye €75m reduction in wages

1 day ago   |   CaughtOffside

Real Madrid are reportedly considering a significant reduction in their wage bill with seven players said to be at risk of being offloaded. The coronavirus crisis has not only...
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Huge Summer clear out planned as Real Madrid look to take €75m off their wage bill

1 day ago   |   CaughtOffside

The transfer market could be fascinating this Summer with so many clubs reportedly looking to raise some funds by selling players. The problem with that is they will need other...
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FA chairman Greg Clarke warns that football faces an economic crisis beyond...

FA chairman Greg Clarke warns that football faces an economic crisis beyond our wildest imagination

FA chairman Greg Clarke is fearing massively for the future of football in England after claiming that clubs and leagues could be lost due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

After divorcing the richest man in the world, MacKenzie Bezos is one of the...

After divorcing the richest man in the world, MacKenzie Bezos is one of the world's 25 richest billionaires

When MacKenzie Bezos divorced Jeff Bezos in 2019 , after 25 years of marriage, she walked away with a 4% stake of Amazon worth nearly $40 billion. That stake alone puts her... Read more ...

Allstate is giving $600 million back to customers because there are fewer...

Allstate is giving $600 million back to customers because there are fewer car crashes during the coronavirus pandemic

Insurance giants are saving hundreds of millions of dollars thanks to the drop in filed claims as Americans stop driving. Allstate said it would return $600 million, or about... Read more ...

Parents warned over fake Disney Frozen II toys containing dangerous chemicals

Parents warned over fake Disney Frozen II toys containing dangerous chemicals

The toys were found being sold at a market and - as well as banned chemicals - other toys there had safety issues with batteries that could be 'easily swallowed' Read more ...

Funding Options saw over $1.2 billion worth of loan applications in March

Funding Options saw over $1.2 billion worth of loan applications in March

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before... Read more ...

A USNS Comfort sailor tested positive for the coronavirus hours after Trump...

A USNS Comfort sailor tested positive for the coronavirus hours after Trump let the Navy ship start taking COVID-19 patients

A sailor on board USNS Comfort, the Navy hospital ship in New York City, tested positive for the coronavirus , ABC News reported late Monday night. The news was announced... Read more ...

Australia's High Court overturns sexual abuse convictions for George Pell, a...

Australia's High Court overturns sexual abuse convictions for George Pell, a former advisor to Pope Francis and Australia's most senior Catholic cleric

Australia's High Court has overturned Cardinal George Pell's historic conviction for sexual abuse. The 78-year-old previously served as archbishop of Melbourne and was also one... Read more ...

Trump dismissed a government report - based on surveys from more than 300...

Trump dismissed a government report - based on surveys from more than 300 hospitals - detailing 'severe' shortages in COVID-19 tests and protective equipment

A new report, from the inspector general at the Department of Health and Human Services, is based on a survey of more than 300 hospitals. It details a "severe" shortage of... Read more ...

Walmart faces wrongful death lawsuit from the family of an employee who died...

Walmart faces wrongful death lawsuit from the family of an employee who died after contracting the coronavirus

Walmart is facing a lawsuit from the family of Wando Evans, who died on March 25 after contracting the coronavirus. Evans worked for a Walmart store in Evergreen Park... Read more ...

Half of the US hydroxychloroquine supply - the drug Trump touts as a...

Half of the US hydroxychloroquine supply - the drug Trump touts as a possible coronavirus treatment - has been abruptly cut off

The US has abruptly lost 47% of its supply of hydroxychloroquine, the drug touted by the president as a potential treatment and preventive measure for COVID-19. Much of the... Read more ...